Are you a person looking to serve Indian defence ? Then it is nice to join Indian army which is one of the main sections in the Indian defence network. But to join Indian army we must work hard before the recruitment process so that we can approach it in an effective way. For that it is important to know the next recruitment dates and exact eligibility of the upcoming Indian army recruitment which will be very helpful to the candidates.
A lot of candidates unfortunately miss the chance to register for every recruitment in Indian army, because they are unaware about the time of registration in Indian army official website for recruitment. We are publishing this post which includes all the details of the upcoming Indian army recruitment in 2013-14, so that candidates can prepare well before the recruitment procedure and able to apply for it at the right time.
Upcoming Indian Army Recruitment For Permanent Commission
- Technical Graduate Course (TGC) – 119
Technical graduate course is for engineering completed students and for the students who studying in the final year of engineering degree.
Date of notification (tentative) – October/November 2013
- 10+2 Technical Entry Scheme (TES) – 31
10+2 TES course is for the students who completed their 12th class with 70% in physics, chemistry and mathematics.
Date of notification (tentative) – October 2013
- Indian Military Academy (IMA) Direct Entry (DE) – 138
IMA (DE) is a non technical entry for men. All the candidates who completed their graduation can apply for this course. The exam is notified by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).
Notification date (tentative) – November 2013
- National Defence Academy (NDA) – 133
This course is for the students who completed their 12th class or its equivalent. This recruitment is also notified by UPSC.
Notification date (tentative) – December 2013.
Indian Army Recruitment (Upcoming) For Short Service Commission (SSC)
- SSC (NT) – 101 And SSCW (NT) – 15
Short Service Commission (Non Tech) – 101 course is for the graduated male candidates. UPSC notifies this recruitment with the support from CDSE.
Tentative notification date – November 2013.
SSC (Non Tech) – 15 course is for the female candidates who completed their graduation. This recruitment is notified and conducted by UPSC.
Tentative notification date – November 2013
- SSC (Tech) – 43 And SSCW (Tech) – 14
Male candidates are only eligible for Short Service Commission (t) – 43 course and this course is for the engineering graduate students.
Tentative date of notification – December 2013
SSCW (T) – 14 course is for the female candidates who are graduated in the engineering degree.
Tentative date of notification – December 2013.
- National Cadet Corps (NCC) Men And Women – 36
Tentative date of recruitment notification – December 2013.
This is a special entry for men and women under Short Service Commission. The exact eligibility criteria required for both men and women to apply for this course is given in the images below.
What Is The Difference Between Permanent Commission And Short Service Commission ?
Permanent commission offered you a long term carrier. when joined through the permanent commission you can serve the Indian army till you retire from your service. If you want to join in permanent commission you either need to join National Defence Academy or Indian Military Academy. CDSE (Combined Defence Service Exam), 10+2 (T) entry, UES (University Entry Scheme) and TGC are the courses commencing under the Indian Military Academy.
Short Service Commission in Indian army is for a period of 10 years. You can extend this period of service to 4 more years, i.e 14 years. when you selected for SSC, you need to join OTA (Officers training academy) Chennai for the training. Female candidates also get chances to join SSC as an officer in Indian army.